By actively encouraging knowledge dissemination and discussion we hope to raise awareness about key ecological issues and build opportunities for collaboration among our partners.

Scheduled seminar sessions are held at ARI on Mondays 1-2 pm, unless otherwise indicated. Each session runs for a total of one hour and includes time for questions. Sessions may involve multiple speakers giving shorter 'snapshot' style presentations. Note that the schedule is subject to change at short notice.

If you would like to be on the seminar email notification list, which includes receiving presentation summaries and webinar (live viewing of seminar slides with audio via the internet) details, please let us know by contacting research.ari@delwp.vic.gov.au

Seminars are at: 123 Brown Street Heidelberg, Victoria

2019 ARI Research Seminar Series

Seminars are held on Mondays 1-2 pm unless otherwise indicated. Our program will be continually developed throughout the year. Our next seminar is on February 18th.

2019 Speaker(s) and subject
March 4th Tarmo Raadik (ARI, Aquatic Biodiversity and Conservation)
Barriers benefiting biodiverstiy


Lyndsey Vivian (ARI, Riparian and Wetlands)
Moira grass plains at Barmah Forest

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February 18th   Lachlan Francis (ARI, Predator Management)
Predator control on Macquarie Island & Conservation benefits of feral cat management on Bruny Island

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2018 ARI Research Seminar Series

Presentations that were part of our 2018 series.

2018 Speaker(s) and subject
December 3rd Amber Clarke (DELWP, Water and Catchments)
Making the long-term and large-scale commitment to waterway health in Victoria


Jarod Lyon (ARI, Applied Aquatic Ecology)
How many carp are there in Australia?
4th
Tuesday
Jim Capurso (United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service)
River restoration in the Pacific Northwest
7th
Friday
Ian Cowx (University of Hull, Hull International Fisheries Institute & Michigan State University)
Decoupling the impact of societal development and climate change on fisheries in the Lower Mekong Delta
10th Rodney van der Ree (University of Melbourne, School of BioSciences)
Trends in the number of flying-foxes in Victoria - what might the future hold?
November 29th
Thursday
Melissa Haeffner (Portland State University, Environmental Science and Management)
A research agenda for environmental justice
October 8th David Meagher (Environmental consultant)
What's that green stuff? The bryophyte flora of Lord Howe Island
  22nd Kay Morris (ARI, Riparian and Wetlands)
The Riparian Intervention Monitoring Program: gathering evidence of riparian responses to management


Katherine Harrisson (ARI, Post Doctorate, and La Trobe University)
Assessing stocking outcomes, connectivity and genetic health in Golden Perch
September 10th Brad Farmilo (ARI, Vegetation Ecology and Threatened Flora)
Quantifying effectiveness of weed control in threatened Victorian grasslands


Lauren Johnson (ARI, Aquatic Biodiversity and Conservation)
Continuing the recovery of Barred Galaxias - learning by doing
24th Jason Alexandra (Environmental consultant - Alexandra & Associates)
Conversing about water governance with Alfred Deakin's ghost
August 13th Jim Fredericks (Idaho Department of Fish and Game, USA)
Fisheries Research Section: the mission, the model, and the greatest hits
July 2nd Lindy Lumsden (ARI, Wildlife Ecology)
Artificially creating new hollows for the Critically Endangered Leadbeater's Possum


Justin O'Connor (ARI, Aquatic Connectivity & Fish Passage)
Guidelines for fishway managment in Victoria

Frank Amtstaetter (ARI, Aquatic Connectivity & Fish Passage)
Fishways provide catchment-scale improvements to a diadromous fish population upstream of barrier
30th Zeb Tonkin (ARI, Instream Habitat & Environmental Flows)
Monitoring fish responses to environmental flows across Victoria: a shift towards understanding processes, population dynamics and long-term projections


Chris Jones (ARI, Riparian & Wetland Ecology)
Regular intervention monitoring providing valuable insights into vegetation responses to environmental flows on rivers

Charles Todd (ARI, Population Processes)
Large scale population dynamics of an enigmatic fish: basin wide population dynamics of Golden Perch
May 14th Liam Smith (BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash Sustainable Development Institute)
Conducting behavioural reserach to deliver better environmental behaviour change programs
April 9th Will Mooney (Murray Lower Darling Rivers - Indigenous Nations)
National Cultural Flows Research Project
23rd John Lesku (La Trobe University, School of Life Sciences)
Sleeping in the sea & air
March 19th Anne Christianson (University of Minnesota)
Climate resilience: looking at social-ecological system vulnerabilities through a gender lens
  26th Sam Grover (La Trobe University & RMIT)
Peatlands of the Victorian Alps and Indonesia
February 19th Paul Sunnucks (Monash University, School of Biological Sciences)
Climate adaptation and population divergence in the Eastern Yellow Robin

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